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People June 8, 2015
Intelligence Memos October 27, 2016
From: Benjamin Dachis and Aaron Jacobs To: Members of Alberta’s Energy Diversification Advisory Committee Date: October 27, 2016 Re: How diversified is Alberta’s innovation? Congratulations on your appointment to this important committee. With a mandate that seeks to “explore opportunities to increase the value of energy resources, create jobs and attract new investment”, one topic that is surely…
Intelligence Memos September 14, 2016
From: Colin Busby and Aaron Jacobs To: Federal and Provincial Health Ministers Date: September 14th, 2016 Re: Beware the Alchemy of Age-Adjusted Health Transfers With Health Accord negotiations between the provinces and Ottawa underway, at its annual general meeting the Canadian Medical Association endorsed a federally-funded “top-up” for provinces coping with older-than-average populations. It’s…
Intelligence Memos August 9, 2017
As NAFTA renegotiations proceed through the summer and fall, the C.D. Howe Institute Intelligence Memos will be looking at what to expect and provide analysis on the latest developments at the table. This post is part of that series. From: Daniel Schwanen and Aaron Jacobs To: François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade Date: August 9, 2017 Re: No Reason to Fear the Intellectual…
Intelligence Memos May 2, 2017
From: Aaron Jacobs and Ramya Muthukumaran To: Provincial and Federal Ministries of Health and Public Health Agencies Date: May 2, 2017 Re: Five Ways to Increase Immunization Among Canadian Children Many communities in Canada are well short of childhood immunization targets, and children there remain at risk of contracting infectious diseases like measles, mumps, and whooping cough, among others.…
Intelligence Memos November 24, 2017
To: Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance From: William B.P. Robson, Colin Busby, and Aaron Jacobs Date: November 24, 2017 Re: Tax Hikes Loom as Aging Boomers Break the Bank Canada’s greying workforce spells big fiscal trouble for future taxpayers. Demographic change is squeezing government budgets—increasing the costs of public programs and eroding the tax base as the growth in the number of…